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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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I have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Outside of avoiding stress, watching diet, and exercise, what can be done to rectify this?

I have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Outside of avoiding stress, watching diet, and exercise, what can be done to rectify this?

Confirm diagnosis: Lots of things can present with similar symptoms, including thyroid, iron problems, fluid and blood chemistry issues, infections, other hormonal problems, etcetc. Need to confirm or exclude diagnosis. See doc, get blood testing. See what you really have. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic with symptoms of extreme fatigue, painfull sensitivity to light, flush skin, bronchial pain almost immediately upon exercise-suggestions?

I'm diabetic with symptoms of extreme fatigue, painfull sensitivity to light, flush skin, bronchial pain almost immediately upon exercise-suggestions?

See doctor: You may have exercise induced asthma. You need to have further evaluation- and necessary treatment to prevent it. Also some other evaluation may be needed to make sure you don't have other autoimmune problems like lupus etc- even though, it is less common in male- but can happen. ...Read more

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Fatigue in hands and wrists without exercise. Fingers tremble when extended. Feeling is persistent. Nobody in family with same symptoms. Not diabetes?

Fatigue in hands and wrists without exercise. Fingers tremble when extended. Feeling is persistent. Nobody in family with same symptoms. Not diabetes?

The shakes: Have your thyroid, the gland below the voice box, checked. This usually is accompanied by frequent stooling, brittle fingernails, fast pulse, dry or oily skin, hair loss and when severe bulging eyes. Nervous people under stress have this that goes away with sedation-wine, beer or Rx. There are other more serious diseases that are so rare and hard to diagnose that you must see a practitioner. ...Read more

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What other blood tests are recommended if cbc, cmp, and TSH are not remarkable? Symptoms include fatigue and irritability, esp. After exercise?

What other blood tests are recommended if cbc, cmp, and TSH are not remarkable? Symptoms include fatigue and irritability, esp. After exercise?

Depression Screening: If those tests are normal and you do not have any other symptoms than what you have listed you should be screened for depression. ...Read more

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Why do I have random bursts of urge to exercise then sudden exhaustion?

Why do I have random bursts of urge to exercise then sudden exhaustion?

Depends: It could be due to many different reasons. Do you have frequent mood swings? Any history of thyroid disease? ...Read more

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My son has all the symptoms of adrenal exhaustion. What can he take for it?

My son has all the symptoms of adrenal exhaustion. What can he take for it?

Adrenal exhaustion: The adrenals don't get exhausted. They either don't work (=Addison's disease) or they work. If your son has fatigue, or other sx, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feeling over tired and almost like a hangover. What are the symptoms of exhaustion?

Feeling over tired and almost like a hangover. What are the symptoms of exhaustion?

Potentially: THere are many causes for extreme fatigue. You should be evaluated by your physician promptly particularly if this is a new set of symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has all the symptoms of adrenal exhaustion. What can he take for it to help him feel better?

What do you suggest if my son has all the symptoms of adrenal exhaustion. What can he take for it to help him feel better?

Symptoms in medicine: Hi. "Adrenal fatigue" is not a real entity - no such thing. Here's a very well time tested and proven philosophy of medicine: there is no symptom specific to any single disease, and no disease specific to any single symptom. Whatever symptoms your son has may be due to a disease, or associated with no disease. But at least stick to the realm of real conditions. Good luck to him! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Heat exhaustion?

What are the symptoms of Heat exhaustion?

The symptoms of Heat exhaustion include:: Dizziness, Fatigue, Confusion, Heat cramps, Heat stroke, Excessive sweating, Lightheadedness, Rapid heart beat, Nausea, Pale skin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion in an elderly person?

What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion in an elderly person?

Heat related illness: They can range from mild symptoms such as fatigue and lightheadedness to heat cramps. More serious is heat stroke which can be fatal. It is characterized by a fever of 105 degrees, convulsions, stupor, stroke like symptoms. ...Read more

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Symptoms: vomiting, chills, aching body, exhaustion. What could it be?

Symptoms: vomiting, chills, aching body, exhaustion. What could it be?

Stomach flu: Is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. Wash your hands after handling food (the condition is contagious. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion vs heat stroke?

What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion vs heat stroke?

Heat stroke: In the latter the heat regulation system is not working and the tempuature shoots up to 105 degrees or higher. Severe neurological symptoms accompany heat stroke and it is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Why does my hr so high during exercise? I will not be even close to exhaustion and hr avgs 189. beats really hard too.18, athlete. Drink so much water

Why does my hr so high during exercise? I will not be even close to exhaustion and hr avgs 189. beats really hard too.18, athlete. Drink so much water

At 18 years old: Your predicted Maximal heart rate is 202 BPM. Your response to exercise is age appropriate and physiological. Your heart rate will slow down as you age. ...Read more

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Recovering from heat exhaustion. Most symptoms gone except for slight headache, should I be concerned or is this typical?

Recovering from heat exhaustion. Most symptoms gone except for slight headache, should I be concerned or is this typical?

That depends on-: -how long ago this happened. If more than a week, you should have recovered. Get in 2 C Ur PCP & go from there & get referrals if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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Overtrained myself to exhaustion over the yrs. Pls suggest recovery program, diet, exercise (no weights).Also suggest vitamins/supplements if needed.

Overtrained myself to exhaustion over the yrs. Pls suggest recovery program, diet, exercise (no weights).Also suggest vitamins/supplements if needed.

Check out these: Links. God bless you! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/coping-with-anxiety http://healthyliving. Msn. Com/diseases/depression/depressed-12-mental-tips-to-turn-it-around http://www. Health. Com/health/m/gallery/0, 20669377, 00.Html. ...Read more

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I'm 74 years old. I have had a recent diagnosis of parkinsons. I'm suffering for exhaustion and face flushing which aren't symptoms of parkinsons. Help.?

Check medications: Have you started medicine for parkinsons? Medications can cause unusual symptoms. How were you diagnosed? What is your blood pressure? Did you have these symtoms before your diagnosis? Are you taking supplements? Anemia can cause exhaustion. If you have started medications let your doctor know immediately about your symptoms and especially about any other medications and supplements you take. ...Read more

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Ever since symptoms of my undifferent connective tissue disease started, I get indescribable exhaustion very easily despite good sleep & normal labs. Why?

Ever since symptoms of my undifferent connective tissue disease started, I get indescribable exhaustion very easily despite good sleep & normal labs. Why?

See below: If the disease is considered active, the inflammatory molecules such il-6 can mediate fatigue by anemia, cause pain due to swelling, and make you feel unwell. When you get rid of the inflammation, people tend to feel better. ...Read more

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What are the differences between the symptoms for heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What are the differences between the symptoms for heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

One go to the other: What is the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion they are on the same track. This often occurs when one starts out behind in their overall body fluid balance. But it could occur if anyone at any time with the right circumstances.

Generally one has spent time in the hot sun or in a very hot environment while not keeping up with their water intake. Many times already starting out partially dehydrated. What happens next is a continuum of symptoms.

It might start with fatigue, headache, weakness, dizziness, or even fainting. Other symptoms could include nausea and vomiting infusion, excessive thirst, muscle cramping and aching, a slow or weakening heartbeat. The patient may also become drenched in sweat.

If the above patient is untreated and the symptoms are unrecognized the progression of the symptoms would go from what's described above (heat exhaustion) to what is known as a heat stroke. So to simply put it a heat stroke would generally be a continuation and worsening of the symptoms described above.

By the time a person has a heat stroke they have often gone from profusely sweating to not sweating it all, from a slow and weak heart rate to a very rapid heart rate, from a normal temperature to a very elevated temperature such as 104 -106°F. The patient is generally going to be very confused as they can also be with heat exhaustion. The patient may also have what we refer to as delirium to go along with their confusion and many times though even have a seizure. This is clearly a medical emergency and no time should be wasted in getting that person to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Had heat exhaustion yesterday with some symptoms of heat stroke for two hours. Still not feeling well today...should I be concerned?

Had heat exhaustion yesterday with some symptoms of heat stroke for two hours. Still not feeling well today...should I be concerned?

Yes: This is serious and can occur again with less extreme exposure. Keep cool, well-hydrated, rest. Consult your Dr about all the different things you must now learn well in order to prevent future problems. Do not do anything, without consulting your Dr, during the next 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Over the last three days I've had these symptoms Light sensitivity Hot/cold flashes Nausea Exhaustion Dizziness what is causing these symptoms?

Over the last three days I've had these symptoms Light sensitivity Hot/cold flashes Nausea Exhaustion Dizziness what is causing these symptoms?

Nonspecific symptoms: Many, many things can cause these nonspecific symptoms, including psychological problems. Much more information would be needed. A detailed medical interview and physical exam is the first step. ...Read more

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Current lithium level is 1.66, can this cause symptoms like, exhaustion, sleepiness, off balance, weird visual disturbances, shakiness, jerky muscles?

Yes!: The symptoms you describe can all be due to a high lithium level. It's very important to keep the level within the therapeutic range, and levels over 1.5 are considered toxic. However the timing of the lab test relative to your dose matters. Please contact your physician as soon as possible for instructions on what to do with the dose and when to check again. ...Read more

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I have been extremely tired and very foggy headed for months I do have low thyroid and tests are normal for the med I am taking. Symptoms of foggy head and exhaustion getting worse

I have been extremely tired and very foggy headed for months I do have low thyroid and tests are normal for the med I am taking. Symptoms of foggy head and exhaustion getting worse

There: There are multiple reasons to feel fatigued during the day including but not limited to is low thyroid hormone level, lack of vitamins, inflammatory disorders, insomnia, sleep apnea and medications that you may be on. You should discuss with your primary care physician about your symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion for the last 5 weeks. I am 20 years old. I have had no change in diet or exercise, I'm not under any large stress. I have no personal history of medical problems in any form, though heart problems are common in my fam

I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion for the last 5 weeks. I am 20 years old. I have had no change in diet or exercise, I'm not under any large stress. I have no personal history of medical problems in any form, though heart problems are common in my fam

These: These symptoms could be a result of anemia, thryoid issues, diabetes, etc. You need to see a dcotor for a complete physical and diagnostic testing. I wish I could give you more advice but honestly you need to be evaluated right away.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Exhaustion (Definition)

Exhaustion = depletion of energy which can occur ...Read more